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Mon, 23rd Feb 2015

What does a brain slice reveal?

Dr Mark Cunningham, Newcastle University

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What can a human brain slice reveal about epilepsy? We measure the electrical Electricityactivity of tissue removed following brain surgery. Dr Mark Cunningham has set up a laboratory at the Neurosciences Institute Kolkata, India, a few floors above the operating theatre. He describes how he keeps the human brain tissue alive in a petri dish, to Hannah Critchlow.

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